Three armed men entered the Speedway petrol station just after 9pm on Tuesday.
Three armed men entered the Speedway petrol station just after 9pm on Tuesday.

Worker hacked with sword in petrol station hold-up

A WORKER had his thumb partially severed after being attacked with a sword during a terrifying armed robbery of a petrol station in Sydney's west overnight.

Three men entered the Speedway petrol station on Solander Dr, Kings Langley with their faces covered about 9.10pm last night.

Two of the men were armed with firearms while the third was weilding a sword. They threatened the employee and demanded cash and cigarettes.

As the worker handed the group the cash the register door, the man armed with the sword lashed out, partially severing his right thumb.

They ran from the scene and were last seen on Reardon Ave.

The worker was taken to Westmead Hospital and is expected to undergo surgery.

Police said the man with the sword was aged 20-25 wearing long black trousers and a hooded top.

The man with the pistol has been also been described as aged 20-25, wearing long black trousers and a hooded top.

The other man was armed with a shortened firearm and has been described as aged 20-25, wearing a black long sleeved hooded top, navy blue track pants, a grey shirt, grey gloves, and a white cap.



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